openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4641)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This kernel update fixes the following security problems :

++ CVE-2006-6058: A local denial of service when mounting MINIX
filesystems was fixed.

++ CVE-2007-4997: A 2 byte buffer underflow in the ieee80211 stack was
fixed, which might be used by attackers in WLAN reach to crash the
machine.

and the following non security bugs :

++ Kernel update to 2.6.22.12 including fixes for: genirq, x86_64,
Infiband, networking, hwmon, device removal bug [#332612]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hdsp-zero-division: hdsp - Fix zero division
(mainline: 2.6.24-rc1)

++ patches.drivers/libata-ata_piix-properly_terminate_DMI_syste
m_list: Fix improperly terminated array

++ patches.rt/patch-2.6.22.1-rt4.openSUSE: updated existing patch (RT
only)

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hda-robust-probe: hda-intel - Improve HD-audio
codec probing robustness [#172330]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hda-probe-blacklist: hda-intel - Add
probe_mask blacklist [#172330]

++ patches.fixes/megaraid_mbox-dell-cerc-support: Dell CERC support
for megaraid_mbox [#267134]

++ patches.suse/reiserfs-use-reiserfs_error.diff: updated existing
patch [#299604]

++ patches.arch/acpi_gpe_suspend_cleanup-fix.patch: ACPI: Call
acpi_enable_wakeup_device at power_off (updated) [#299882]

++ patches.suse/ocfs2-15-fix-heartbeat-write.diff: Fix heartbeat block
writing [#300730]

++ patches.suse/ocfs2-14-fix-notifier-hang.diff: Fix kernel hang
during cluster initialization [#300730]

++ patches.arch/acpi_autoload_bay.patch: updated existing patch
[#302482]

++ patches.suse/zc0301_not_claim_logitech_quickcamera.diff: stop the
zc0301 driver from claiming the Logitech QuickCam [#307055]

++ patches.fixes/aux-at_vector_size.patch: Fixed kernel auxv vector
overflow in some binfmt_misc cases [#310037]

++ patches.fixes/nfs-name-len-limit: NFS: Fix an Oops in
encode_lookup() [#325913]

++ patches.arch/acpi_lid-resume.patch: ACPI: button: send initial lid
state after add and resume [#326814]

++ patches.fixes/remove-transparent-bridge-sizing: PCI: remove
transparent bridge sizing [#331027]

++ patches.fixes/fat_optimize-count-freeclus.patch: Make scan of FAT
table faster [#331600]

++ patches.suse/reiserfs-remove-first-zero-hint.diff: reiserfs: remove
first_zero_hint (updated) [#331814]

++ patches.drivers/aic7xxx-add-suspend-resume-support: aic7xxx: Add
suspend/resume support [#332048]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-emu10k1-spdif-mem-fix: emu10k1 - Fix memory
corruption [#333314]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hda-stac-avoid-zero-nid: Fix error probing
with STAC codecs [#333320]

++ patches.arch/acpi_ec_fix_battery.patch: Fix battery/EC issues on
Acer and Asus laptops [#334806]

++ patches.suse/reiserfs-make-per-inode-xattr-locking-more-fine

-grained.diff: fixed a bad unlock in reiserfs_xattr_get() [#336669]

++ patches.fixes/ramdisk-2.6.23-corruption_fix.diff: rd: fix data
corruption on memory pressure [#338643]

++ patches.drivers/add-wacom-pnp_devices.patch: wacom tablet pnp IDs
to 8250_pnp.c [#339288]

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28172 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6058
CVE-2007-4997

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